TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver

$5.95

Product code: IF145-027

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TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver

$5.95

Product code: IF145-027

Product Overview

The answer to accessing your electronics innards.

  • One of the most common "security" screw types, this screwdriver is essential for anyone wanting to open up everything.
  • Required screwdriver for opening up the PlayStation 3 Slim.
  • Compatible with both T8 and T8 Security fasteners (TR8).
  • Pro version is ESD-safe to protect sensitive electronics.

Also available as part of the Pro Tech Screwdriver Set and Macro Bit Set.

Product Details

$5.95 iFixit

 

Condition:

New

Notes:

An excellent quality driver! Rubber handle with swivel top and steel shaft. A staff favorite!

$9.95 Pro / ESD / USA

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Top of the line professional made in USA driver with swivel top ESD safe ergonomic handle.

Lifetime Warranty.

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Stories

My Problem

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My Fix

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My Advice

Model number for apple interim products should be more specific!

My Problem

I broke my macbook screen on a very dumb accident, the outside of the screen was perfect not a single scratch on it.

But when I turn on my macbook you can notice on the screen a huge crack that covers half of it.

I could never believe how fragile this laptop screen really is, so i will be more careful with it in the future.

And original screen replacement would cost double of what i paid to do it myself by buying everything from iFixit.

I was desperate to fix the screen when my accident happened, and the display was not available for almost three weeks on the ifixit website.

So i looked at other cheaper displays that are sold on ebay, but i didn't trust any of the items i saw there.

Finally when the item was back on stock i ordered it from i fix it.

Then my package arrived and at the moment i opened the package and check the inside of the package.

I was so glad on the decision i made to wait and buy the parts from i fixit.

The wrapping was so perfectly done so that the screen wouldn't suffer any damages from the transportation.

I just noticed that the screen doesn't have any protection when is not installed on the computer so it is more fragile to transport.

My Fix

The replacement guide from your website was very detail and perfect for a none experienced person to follow it.

I strongly suggest that anyone that needs to replace a macbook screen should buy the all parts and tools from the iFixIt website.

My Advice

The P5 pentalobe that i purchased from the iFixIt store is very delicate and doesn't reach all the depth of the screw hole.

You have to be extremely careful not to damage the screws from the outside. And if you damage the outside screws you will not be able to start the teardown.

Please improve the quality of the pentalobe tip so that it has a better fit on the apple outside case screws.

My Problem

Fully dead desktop computer. (Perhaps only "mostly dead").

My Fix

I watched the video of the repair a couple of times so I would feel comfortable taking this machine apart, then started the repair. I have to say, this was perfectly accurate for my machine, not just general advice! This was by far the best experience of this kind I have had. Thank you for your careful attention to the details that an untrained person might not catch. Very good tools, and the part fit just right. It fired up on the first try and this gave my older iMac some extended life for sure. Keep this up! I'll be back for more repair advice and parts in the future.

My Advice

Trust this company, they're first class folks.

My Problem

i'm very hapy it's 500 Go large now and I get both Yosemite and Mountain Lion

My Fix

The repair being the second time, went fine, thank you indeed for both the tutorial and the users' stories, whirh a wealth of details that help see things and watch my step clearer. Makes it interesting and delicate.

My Advice

thank you indeed for both the tutorial and the users' stories, whirh a wealth of details that help see things and watch my step clearer. Makes it interesting and delicate.

My Problem

My hard drive had completely crashed, needed to replace.

My Fix

It was quick and easy, other than one hiccup in that my drive was a Seagate and I had ordered a Western Digital accidentally. However, iFixit was great about sending me the right drive, and I have sent back the prior one.

My Advice

It appears some people have problems with the temperature sensor. I found that by properly marking the wires, I had no issue reinstalling the heat sensor cable and having no issues with the fan. Again, felt the whole process was very easy and quick.

Also, to restore the drive with Mac OS X, luckily had been regularly backing up with Time Machine to a NAS, and so it was really easy to restore from a time machine image.

My Problem

I dropped my Macbook Pro Mid 2014 during what I assume to be a drunken rampage, since I don't recall how the damage came to be. I assume either my foolish self (or dirty hippie friends) threw my then 4 month-old gorgeous aluminum baby onto the floor and/or wall in a fit of disgust, leaving the bottom righthand corner slightly bent. When I awoke the next day, the colours popping out of my Retina display were slightly brighter from that corner. On a black background, it was apparent that the aluminum casing was pressing on the back of the LCD display. Being the smart man I am, I decided to try and bend it back. I thought it worked until I turned on MBP and saw that the LCD display had cracked into some absolutely lovely lines of dead pixels running up and across from the corner.

My Fix

The repair went pretty well overall. Took around an hour and a half for me, but the display assembly repair probably would have taken 30 minutes if it wasn't for two issues:

1) The T8 screwdriver iFixit sent me didn't work. The metal screwdriver tip was not securely glued into the plastic handle, so I was lucky I had a backup set of Torx drivers.

2) One of the display hinges on the replacement display assembly was slightly bent. I didn't notice it at first when I first installed it, but after closing the lid, it was apparent that the new display did not sit flush with the body of the MBP, having being skewed off a couple of millimetres to one side. My fix for this was having pliers and applying slight pressure onto the hinge to straighten it out. After a couple of rounds of bending the hinge straight, the new display fit on flush and snug, just like new.

My Advice

1. Please check that all your tools are working, and you have access to pliers in case you get a bent display hinge.

2. To check to see if the hinge is bent, look down the length of the metal display hinge rod and see if it is flush & parallel with the outer edge of the display assembly. Compare with your existing display hinge for help. The one I received was slightly off center by a couple of degrees, meaning I had to use pliers to slightly bend it back straight in line with the edge. Be gentle and double check constantly!

3. Don't allow your dirty hippie friends near your MBP whilst drinking. Don't try to be a hero and bend an aluminum display back yourself. And get a case I guess.

My Problem

The 1TB hard drive crashed and I reformatted and restored it but then it crashed again about a day or two later.

My Fix

The hard drive replacement was a breeze. It took about 1hour and after formatting the new drive and loading OS X Yosemite all I had to do was restore my files from my backup USB drive. The free hard drive replacement guide was easy to follow. Also it was a nice upgrade from my original 1TB drive to a 2TB. Over all I am extremely satisfied with how everything went.

My Advice

The only issue I encountered was after I completed the install my drive fan was running at max speed. Got on the web and found an app called iStat Menus. This app had a menu that enabled me to control the fan speed with no problem.

My Problem

I closed my screen on a usb cap and had cracked the screen making it pretty unusable.

My Fix

The repair went great, 45 minutes in and out. All is right in the world again.

My Advice

Go to ifixit.com EVERYTIME! They're great!

My Problem

iMac Intel 24" Hard Drive Replacement. Hard drive went TU while I was using the computer.

My Fix

Repair was complicated with a lot of steps but not difficult, tools recommended and replacement drive were exactly right. Were in our 60's and got bored after supper the day the parts arrived. It took about 2 hours but I'm old, recovering from a stroke and kinda slow.

My Advice

Do it. Just take your time and follow the excellent instructions on line. While you have it on its back and helpless upgrade the RAM too. This saved me a bunch in repair bill or a new computer.

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My Problem

One of my dear friends unknowingly sat on my laptop and cracked the LCD, so I had to replace the display.

My Fix

Everybody told me not to do it, that replacing the display on a laptop was impossible. But I thought if these dudes at the Apple Store can do it, I can too. And I used to build model cars when I was little, how different could it be? The iFixit directions were great, and if you just follow them carefully, it's really easy.

My Advice

Prepare your workspace, and take it slow. Collect all screws and be careful. Think about what you're doing.

 

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